If That Ain't Country

Series produced by Sean Hickey

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If That Ain't Country: a weekly, three-hour radio show featuring the very best in traditional country, honky tonk, bluegrass and western swing from the golden years 'til today. Including the popular If That Ain't Country's Year In Country Music - pulling out the big hits and memories from a weekly feature year in the world of country music.

Hosted by Western Red - it's US country music with an Australian twist, keeping true to the traditions that make country music great.

With a genuine love and deep respect for the music, the legends of the genre are right alongside the best of today's independent artists - a mix you won't find anywhere else.

We're broadcast around the world each week and we're always looking for new partner stations - if you are interested in more information or a welcome pack - please email westernred@ifthataintcountry.net.


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In this week's episode we're featuring an excellent slice of 60s Texas country from Al Dean & The Allstars: "From Texas To Nashville" (1967). Haili...

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring a 1977 album from the clear and resonant vocal of Rose Maddox: "Reckless Love & Bold Adventure". A suitably ...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the second album in as many years for road warrior Dallas Moore: "Tryin' To Be A Blessing" (2019). Moore ha...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring Marty Robbins' third album (of four) for MCA Records: "Good 'N Country" (1974). After twenty years, Columbi...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a 2018 album for RFD-TV personality Merlin Gene, "People, Places & Things". With the first season of the po...

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring another huge album from Conway Twitty: "Play, Guitar Play" (1977). There were two singles and two obligatory...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring Merle Haggard's first album for the 1990s and his first for his new label, Curb: "Blue Jungle" (1990). After...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the first album from Peggy Sue Wells, "Dynamite!" (1969). Famously the younger sister of Loretta Lynn and t...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the third album from The Mavericks, "What A Crying Shame" (1994). With roots in Miami's alternative and punk...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring George Jones' last album of the 20th Century: "Cold Hard Truth" (1999). After an association with MCA for m...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a sensational album from bluegrass progressives The Country Gentlemen: "Joe's Last Train" (1976). The Gents...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a hardcore Texas country album from Jerry Webb: "Red Lips & Honky Tonks" (2007). Originally hailing from We...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring a solid traditional country release from the often overlooked career of Freddy Weller: "The Roadmaster" (19...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode we're featuring the only album from the short, mysterious and tragic career of Curtis Leach: "The Indescribable Curtis Leach...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring Jean Shepard's return to form: "Slippin' Away" (1973). Absent from the Top 5 since 1964, Shepard enjoyed a ...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're taking the time to remember the almost unrivalled charisma, vocal versatility and showmanship of Faron Young. We've s...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the second album in as many years for road warrior Dallas Moore: "Tryin' To Be A Blessing" (2019). Moore ha...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the first hit album for Cal Smith: "I've Found Someone Of My Own" (1972). After several years as rhythm gui...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring Marty Robbins' third album (of four) for MCA Records: "Good 'N Country" (1974). After twenty years, Columbi...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KSRQ, and KSTK


  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
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In this week's episode, we're featuring the first album from Peggy Sue Wells, "Dynamite!" (1969). Famously the younger sister of Loretta Lynn and t...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:54:00
  • Purchases: 3